Congratulations to final year Accounting Co-op Archis Akolkar who has been awarded the Co-op Global Policy Scholarship for Term 1, 2019!
This Co-op Program partnership with Global Voices offers final year Co-op scholars the chance to compete for a place in to represent Australia at an international policy event such as the G20 Youth Conference (Y20), the World Bank/IMF Annual Meeting, the OECD Forum, or the Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
To lay the groundwork for his international debut Archis will this week visit our nation’s capital with to meet with policy makers and ministers, and get a better understanding on Australia’s position on some of the challenges and priorities for the members of the G20 nations. He will then head off to Japan in May to the Y20 to create action plans for key global youth issues with some of the world’s best young minds! Watch this space for more on his adventures!